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of every five republican presidential delegates at stake, mitt romney has a strong chance to break away from his challengers and wrap up the republican nomination. darren gersh explains what that could mean for the rest of the campaign. >> reporter: the votes are still being cast, but the presidential campaign felt more like a face- off today. mitt romney appeared by satellite to speak to a pro- israel lobbying group. touching on the issue that has unnerved the oil markets, romney called president obama's outreach to iran "naive." >> hope is not a foreign policy. the only thing respected by thugs and tyrants is our resolve. >> reporter: the president, appearing before a news conference, hit back against romney and other republicans for what he called their "casual attitude" to war. and he contrasted that with the decisions he's made to send men and women into battle. >> and the impacts that has on their lives, the impact it has on our national security, the impact it has on our economy. this is not a game. there is nothing casual about it. >> reporter: get used to this kind of back and
romney tonight versus santorum, wouldn't it? >> it certainly would. i predict that romney will take about 2/3 to 3 / 4 of the 54 delegate at stake. santorum is only listed for 44 delegate total. so he can't, he's at a disadvantage going into the election. >> tom: of course we're talking about these federal politicians trying to tackle state issues. the man in the white house comes from the state of illinois. has president obama been able to help or hurt those state finances that you say are playing a role tonight in the g.o.p. contest? >> i think the president has been responsive where he can be, but the federal government can't really do much to resolve the state's problems. the state and many local governments are suffering because of the economy, which began to worsen before the president came into office. and we still struggle. so illinois has to dig its way out of its own hole, which was created by years of spending more than we were taking in, plus failure to pay our pension obligations. >> tom: that brings up an interesting point. what's holding back the illinois economy? is it sta
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